Opportunity & Inclusion
What is the impact of involvement and inclusivity for those with special needs?
In our next installment of the Expert Insight summer series, Scott interviews Olivia Mayszak, special education teacher and Special Olympics coach in Naperville, Illinois.
Olivia talks through her work with self-contained classrooms, inclusion in schools, and how everyone can see and speak to individuals with special needs. She explains her own approach and helpful organizations that provide kindness, resources, and genuine care for people with unique learning needs within the world of special education.
Olivia Mayszak Multi-needs special education teacher.
Mentioned in the podcast:
Buddy Break Respite care opportunity for children with special needs and their siblings.
Gigi's Playhouse Resources and education services for people with Down Syndrome.
Miss Amazing Pageants and people that invest in the strengths of girls and women with disabilities.
Special Spaces Creating dream bedrooms for children with life-threatening illnesses.
Continue to tune in to the Life Is The Future “Summer Series” podcasts! Included in these summer months are quick tips for health and wellness as well as a slew of expert interviews to give listeners some insight into the many topics of life.